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    Stamford Panel on Immigration Highlights realities at the border and in Fairfield County

    Stamford Patch STAMFORD — NOVEMBER 2019 – Building One Community – The Center for Immigrant Opportunity hosted an engaging panel discussion, Immigration Today: At the Border & In Our Own Backyard in late October at the Stamford Yacht Club. Getty Images correspondent John Moore, immigration counselor Maria Palacios, and Stamford immigration attorney, Alex Troyb drew…
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    75 home languages spoken by Stamford students

    Stamford Advocate By Sophie Vaughan STAMFORD — The latest annual report from Stamford Public Schools contains a fascinating statistic: 75 different languages are spoken in students’ homes in the district. Seventy-five. Who can even name that many languages, let alone guess that number is spoken within the homes of Stamford students? Read full article
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    Darien family members volunteer at same nonprofit

    Darien Times By Sandra Diamond Fox Volunteerism certainly runs in the blood of the Russell family of Darien since four members have volunteered for the same nonprofit organization — Building One Community (B1C). Since 2017, Holly Russell has taught English Language and Learning classes at B1C. Her oldest son Liam, 20, tutored English Language Learning…
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    Hats off to Second Annual Summer Math Program

    Stamford Patch AUGUST 2019, STAMFORD – Building One Community – The Center for Immigrant Opportunity (B1C), in collaboration with Roxbury Elementary School, successfully wrapped up its second annual Summer Math Program this week. The month-long Summer Math Program started as a pilot program last year created by then Rye Country Day School Senior and B1C…
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    Stamford’s Avon hosts ‘Building the American Dream’ screening

    Stamford Advocate STAMFORD — The Avon Theatre in Stamford is hosting a Documentary Night screening of “Building the American Dream,” Thursday, Sept. 12. Co-presented by Building One Community, the event will include a post-film Q&A with producer Mario Troncoso and attorneys Andrew D. Schau and Doug Penn. Read full article
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    Local, state advocates condemn new immigration policy

    Stamford Advocate By Tatiana Flowers GREENWICH — Local agencies serving immigrants say a new rule announced by the Trump administration misrepresents immigrants and will make it harder for them to find security and fully contribute to society. Although President Donald Trump has long campaigned on a promise to crack down on illegal immigration, the new…
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